Category: Disk Images

How to Get macOS Big Sur as a DMG File

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Some Mac users may be interested in obtaining macOS Big Sur as a DMG file, so that they can use the disk image with a virtual machine, to create bootable media, for archival purposes, for cloning, or any other reason. It turns out that macOS Big Sur is available to download as an installer application, and from that you can build a macOS Big Sur DMG file, and that’s what we’ll show you how to do.


For what it’s worth, if you’re looking to create boot media, it’s probably better to simply make a macOS Big Sur bootable install USB drive using the more…

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How to Make a Disk Image from DVD / CD on Mac

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Need to make a disk image from a CD or DVD right on a Mac? Many Mac users continue to have and use DVD and CD media, whether it’s movie collections, proofs, music collections, files and data backups, old media, medical imaging, or anything else. Despite the fact that no Mac ships with a DVD/CD drive at this point, that doesn’t mean users still don’t need to use the media and occasionally may want to create a disk image file from one of those disks.

We’ll show you how you can easily create a disk image file (dmg) on the Mac, turning any CD or DVD into the…

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